Brain-scrambling optical illusion uses two numbers to totally trick your eyes

OPTICAL illusion lovers can’t get their head around a simple trick that changes the numbers on display completely.

Flipping your phone around transforms the digits shown, to everyone’s surprise.

How does it work?

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How does it work?Credit: @taylornikolai

TikToker Taylor Nikolai revealed the mind boggling illusion to his 1.9million followers on the platform.

“This is going to blow your mind, I don’t know how this works,” he said.

The image shows a seemingly normal 03 and 20.

But flip your screen around, and the two swap, making the 03 become 20 and vice versa.

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“How does your brain do that?” the bewildered TikToker asked.

People were blown away in the comments too.

“What just happened?” one surprised user asked.

“I didn’t see it at first but when I looked away and then looked at it again, I saw it,” another explained.

It turns out both images are actually the same, just one is flipped over.

As for why it creates a different number, it’s due to the dotted pixel format of the text.

“It’s just perspective,” one observant viewer said.

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“It’s because the numbers have a gap in them.

“So it can be seen as both depending on what way u look at it.”

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